By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness
It can keep you up at night and often prevents you from doing the things you love. I’m talking about chronic pain—and if you are one of its victims, it never seems to release its grip on your life.
Most of the people I see who are suffering from persistent pain tell me that they’ve tried every pain reliever in the drugstore—and nothing seems to offer any real relief.
I’m not surprised. Relying on OTC pain relievers can be both frustrating and dangerous. Drugs like aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen wear off after just a few hours and can increase the risk of gastrointestinal and kidney problems with continued use.
So they come to me looking for a better solution. But many patients are surprised when I don’t whip out my prescription pad. In my opinion, prescription pain relievers should only be used as a last resort. So what’s left? If you listen to conventional wisdom, not much. But there is a natural way to permanently ease chronic pain that isn’t on the radar screen of most doctors. And you certainly won’t hear about it from the pharmaceutical industry.
Instead of popping handfuls of pills that don’t give you lasting relief, I tell my patients about ES-1000. What makes this natural supplement such an effective solution to chronic pain? An amino acid, DL-phenylalanine, which eases pain by blocking the enzymes that break down the body’s natural pain-killing chemicals. In 20 patients with longstanding pain, most reported that their pain was cut in half after taking the amino acid for just two weeks. Other research shows that DL-phenylalanine helps reduce chronic pain associated with migraines, multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia by stimulating nerve pathways in the brain that control pain. It’s so effective that a clinical trial by French researchers discovered that it alleviates the pain often experienced by late-stage cancer patients. In my book, that’s pretty impressive!
Other investigations show that DL-phenylalanine also makes the pain-inhibiting effects of acupuncture stronger. Several studies have shown that taking DL-phenylalanine the day before undergoing treatment for pain management increased the effectiveness of the acupuncture, especially in people with dental and low back pain. If you’re taking an opiate drug, it also increases the effect of the drug—which means you may be able to take less of the habit-forming pharmaceutical to achieve the same pain relief.
ES-1000 also defeats pain with potent anti-inflammatory herbs like boswellia, white willow bark and ginger, as well as green lipped mussel extract. Since pain is often triggered by inflammation, these natural anti-inflammatories inhibit pro-inflammatory mediators in the body, especially leukotrienes. But unlike drugs, long-term use of boswellia doesn’t cause cardiovascular or gastrointestinal problems.
I’ve seen such profound pain relief among my patients taking ES-1000 that it’s become my first-line treatment choice. But you don’t need an office visit to experience this relief for yourself. If you are in constant pain and discomfort, don’t wait another minute! Give ES-1000 a try and start on the road to pain-free living!
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